NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) — Police in Corpus Christi say an Amber Alert has ended with a toddler and her mother safe and the person accused of abducting them — who is also a murder suspect — in custody.
Officials didn’t give many details but confirmed that 18-year-old Jezabel Zamora and her daughter, 1-year-old Zaylee Zamora, are safe.READ MORE: Former Fort Worth Police Chief Joel Fitzgerald Faces Backlash After Bringing Change In Iowa
Suspect Kristian Garcia is in police custody.READ MORE: Shootout With Mexican Soldiers, Police Leave 9 Suspects Dead Near US border
Authorities in South Texas issued the Amber Alert on June 8 after they said Jezabel Zamora’s ex-boyfriend, Garcia, forced his way into her home and abducted her and her daughter.
Before his arrest today, 24-year-old Garcia had active warrants for murder and aggravated robbery.MORE NEWS: Texas Amber Alert Issued For 6-Year-Old Amari Daniel Baylor
Officials have not said where or exactly when the mother and child, or the suspect, were found, but police in Corpus Christi recovered the white SUV believed used in the kidnapping two days ago.